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Here you can find out about the wide range of courses available for healthcare professionals working in End of Life and Palliative Care.

Palliative Care Unit, University of Liverpool

Courses for Healthcare professionals working in End of Life and Palliative Care

Training the Teachers

A 3 day course on modern and effective ways of teaching in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, exploring a range of teaching methods and delivery skills and looking at how the KOLB model can be adapted to enhance Palliative Care teaching. Suitable for healthcare professionals with more than two years experience of working in palliative and end of life care who are expected to provide education as part of their role.

Date: 17 – 19 June
Venue: Leonardo Hotel, Liverpool
Cost: £725

Click here for additional information and to register. Contact course administrator Alison Holcroft for enquiries and to arrange booking via invoice.

Advanced Communications Skills Training– Tier 3 (13 CPD Points), Treetops Hospice

An experiential and learner-led 2-day certificate course for senior healthcare professionals who want to enhance their communication skills to further equip with challenging situations, including:

  • Breaking bad news
  • Discussing complex treatment plans with patients
  • Talking to a distressed or angry patient or their family
  • Performance managing or dealing with difficult conversations with colleagues

Date: Various dates between April 2024 and March 2025
Time: 08:45 – 17:00
Venue: Treetops Hospice, Derby Road, Risley, Derbyshire. DE72 3SS 
Cost: £610 per person

Click here for additional information and to register. Contact course administrator Wendy Spencer for enquiries.

Palliative Care: Looking through a different lens

Date: Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 September 2024
Time: 9 – 9:30am Registration
Venue: The John McIntyre Conference Centre, 18 Holyrood Park Road, City of Edinburgh, EH16 5AY
CPD Points: 12

Strathcarron Hospice is delighted to be hosting our 12th Annual Conference in Edinburgh from 2nd – 3rd of September 2024 “Palliative Care: Looking through a different lens”.

This event attracts over 130 delegates from the UK and beyond from a diverse multidisciplinary backgrounds. It’s a fantastic opportunity to network with colleagues and hear about current developments and debates in Palliative Care.

This year, we will explore different models and how we might think differently moving forward when supporting people towards the end of life. We are looking forward to welcoming a range of speakers from throughout the UK who will update us on current research and how this applies to practice.

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Palliative Care in the Tertiary Setting Study Day

Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge

11 July 2024

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